McAuliffe Sent Kids to Private School with 17 Separate PTA Committees

Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe participates in a campaign event with President Joe Biden at Lubber Run Park in Arlington, Va., July 23, 2021. (Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters)

Although Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe proudly proclaimed during a debate last week that he doesn’t “think parents should be telling schools what they should teach,” his personal choices suggest he places a premium on his having such a say.

Not only did McAuliffe send at least four of his children to the D.C. area Potomac School in the 2000s and 2010s — where the annual $30,000 tuition exceeds that of most in-state public universities — but he and his wife invested heavily in shaping their experience there.

As Spencer Brown at Townhall has observed, McAuliffe’s wife Dorothy served as chairman of

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